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STANLIB sees benefits of credit in tough times

Credit portfolios offer attractive risk-return prospects in extremely volatile markets, according to Johan Marnewick, head of STANLIB’s credit franchise, which manages R55...

ASOC secures commitment for second fund

Africa Special Opportunities Capital (ASOCapital), a private equity fund that seeks to raise capital to support distressed businesses that face liquidity and...

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Mergence grows investment team

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Strong start for Graphite Asset Advisory

Graphite Asset Advisory, headed up by ex-Alpha CIO Jacques du Plessis, has had a strong start with its discretionary fund management (DFM) business, attracting...

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